1. Privacy at a glance
Data collection on this website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. Its contact details can be found in the imprint of this website.
How do we collect your data?
Your data will be collected on the one hand, by yourself telling us them, e.g. by entering them into a contact form.
Other data is collected automatically when visiting the website through our IT systems. These are mostly technical data (e.g. type of Internet browser, operating system or access time). The collection of this information occurs automatically as soon as you visit this website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure a flawless provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
At any time you have the right to obtain free information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have a right to request the correction or deletion of this data. For this purpose as well as for further questions about data protection you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. Furthermore, you have a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority.
Analysis tools and third-party tools
When visiting this website, your browsing behavior can be statistically evaluated. This happens mainly with cookies and with so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your browsing behavior is usually anonymous; the browsing behavior can not be traced back to you.
This website is hosted by an external service provider (hoster). Personal data collected on this website is stored on the servers of the host. This may be e.g. to deal with IP addresses, contact requests, meta and communication data, contract data, contact details, names, web page accesses, and other data generated through a web site.
The use of the hoster is carried out for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers (Article 6 (1) (b) DSGVO) and in the interest of a secure, fast and efficient provision of our online offer by a professional provider (Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO).
Our hoster will only process your data to the extent necessary to fulfill its performance obligations and to follow our instructions with respect to such data.
3. General information and mandatory information
Please note that data transmission via the Internet (for example, when communicating by e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.
Note to the responsible body
The responsible body for data processing on this website is:
Dr. Michael Meincke
31707 Bad Eilsen
Responsible body is the natural or legal person who, alone or in concert with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (such as names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You can revoke an already given consent at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right to object to data collection in special cases and direct mail (Article 21 DSGVO)
IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED TO OPERATE DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO INTRODUCE ANY CONTESTING AGAINST THE PROCESSING OF YOU OF PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING; THIS IS ALSO FOR PROFILING, IF IT IS RELATED TO SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING. IF YOU CONTEST, YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS THEN NOT USED FOR THE PURPOSES OF DIRECT ADVERTISING (OPPOSITION UNDER ART 21 (2) DSGVO).
Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority
In the case of violations of the DSGVO, the persons concerned have a right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their habitual residence, their place of work or the place of the alleged infringement. The right to complain is without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedies.
Right to data portability
You have the right to have transferred data that we process on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract, in itself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of the data to another person in charge, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security purposes and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as requests that you send to us as a site operator. An encrypted connection is indicated by the browser's address bar changing from "http:/" to "https:/" and the lock icon in your browser bar.
If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us can not be read by third parties.
Information, deletion and rectification
Within the scope of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to receive information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to rectification or deletion of this data. For further information on personal data, please contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.
Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. The right to restrict processing exists in the following cases:
- If you deny the accuracy of your personal information stored with us, we usually need time to verify this. For the duration of the verification you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
- If the processing of your personal data is/was unlawful, you may request the restriction of data processing instead of deletion.
- If we no longer need your personal information, but you need them to exercise, defend or enforce legal claims, you have the right to request that your personal information be restricted instead of being deleted.
- If you have filed an objection under Art. 21 (1) DSGVO, a balance must be made between your interests and ours. As long as it is not clear whose interests prevail, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, these data may only be used with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for important public interest of the European Union or a Member State.
Opposition to advertising e-mails
The use of contact data published in the context of the imprint obligation for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby rejected. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.
4. Data collection on this website
These internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them yourself. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.
You can configure your browser that you are informed about the setting of cookies, or accept cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Cookies required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions desired by you (for example, a shopping cart function) are processed on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically correct and optimized provision of its services. If a corresponding consent has been requested (eg consent to the storage of cookies), the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) DSGVO; the consent is revocable at any time.
Server Log Files
The service provider of thes web pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- Browser type and Browser version
- used operating system (OS)
- Referrer URL
- Hostname of the accessing device
- Time of the server access
A combination of this data with other data sources will not be made.
The collection of this data is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free presentation and the optimization of its website - for this purpose, the server log files must be recorded.
If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.
The processing of these data is based on Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO, if your request is related to the performance of a contract or is required to carry out pre-contractual action. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the requests addressed to us (Article 6 (1) (f) DSGVO) or your consent (Article 6 (1) (a) DSGVO), if these was queried.
The information you provide in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage, or delete the purpose for data storage (for example, after your request has been processed). Mandatory statutory provisions - especially retention periods - remain unaffected.
Inquiry by e-mail or telephone
If you contact us by e-mail or telephone, your request, including all resulting personal data (name, request) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We will not share this information without your consent.
The processing of this data is based on Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO, if your request is related to the performance of a contract or is required to carry out pre-contractual action. In all other cases, the processing is based on your consent (Article 6 (1) (a) DSGVO) and/or on our legitimate interests (Article 6 (1) (f) DSGVO), since we have a legitimate interest in the effective Processing of requests addressed to us.
The data you send to us via contact requests will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage, or delete the purpose of the data storage (for example, after your request has been processed). Mandatory statutory provisions - in particular statutory retention periods - remain unaffected.
Comment function on this website
In addition to your comment, the comment function on this page will also include information on when the comment was created, your e-mail address and, if you are not anonymous, the username you have chosen.
Storage duration of the comments
The comments and related data (e.g., IP address) are stored and remain on this site until the commented content has been completely deleted or the comments must be deleted for legal reasons (e.g., offensive comments).
The comments are stored on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO). You can revoke your consent at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the already completed data processing operations remains unaffected by the revocation.
5. Social Media
Social Media Plugins using Shariff
This site uses social media plugins (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, XING, LinkedIn).
The plugins can usually be identified by the respective social media logos. To ensure the privacy of this website, we only use these plugins together with the so-called "Shariff" solution. This application prevents the plugins integrated into this website from transferring data to the respective provider when the page is first entered.
Only when you activate the respective plugin by clicking the corresponding button, a direct connection to the server of the provider is established (consent). As soon as you activate the plugin, the respective provider receives the information that you have visited this website with your IP address. If you are also logged in to your respective social media account (for example Facebook), the respective provider can assign the visit to this website to your user account.
The activation of the plugin constitutes a consent within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO. You can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future.
6. Plugins and Tools
This website includes videos from the YouTube website. Website operator is Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
When you visit any of our pages that include YouTube, you will be connected to the servers of YouTube. It tells the YouTube server which of our pages you've visited.
Furthermore, YouTube can store various cookies on your device. With the help of these cookies, YouTube can receive information about visitors to this website. This information will be used to capture video statistics, improve usability, and prevent fraud. The cookies remain on your device until you delete them.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube will allow you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
The use of YouTube is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. If such consent has been requested (eg consent to the storage of cookies), processing will be based exclusively on Article 6 (1) (a) DSGVO; the consent is revocable at any time.
Google Web Fonts
This site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform representation of fonts. When you enter a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to correctly display texts and fonts.
To do this, your browser must connect to Google's servers. This will give Google knowledge that your website has been accessed through your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.
For more information about Google Web Fonts, see https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and also see Google's privacy statement under: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.